The WKND: Feb. 16–19

Happenings in ski country this weekend.
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Happenings in ski country this weekend.
Aspen Snowmass Freeskiing Open

Aspen Snowmass Freeskiing Open

Aspen Snowmass. Colo.: 2017 Aspen Snowmass Freeskiing Open, Feb. 16–18

If you find yourself in Aspen this weekend, be sure to check out the Aspen Freeskiing Open, one of the longest-running independent open competitions in the nation. The same courses used in the X Games will be open for amateur and professional level competition. If you think you’ve got it, register here, or head to the event to watch what you wish you could do!

Vail, Colo.: Black Diamond Ball, Feb. 18

Ditch your ski gear this Saturday Night and dig out your party clothes from the back of your closet for the 18th Annual Black Diamond Ball. The Havana Nights themed evening will include a seated dinner, live and silent auctions, and dancing. Proceeds from the event will help the Vail Valley Foundation continue to operate and host events. More information can be found at the Vail Valley Foundation website.

Crested Butte, Colo.: Artists of CB Art Walk, Feb. 18

The galleries in the town of Crested Butte open their doors this weekend, so bundle up and enjoy a relaxed walk through town to witness all the artistic talent the town has to offer. Head to the event website for more details.

Sugarloaf, Maine: 10ht Annual Maine Ski Heritage Classic, Feb. 18

The Ski Museum of Maine presents the 10th Annual Maine Ski Heritage Classic this Saturday. During the day, check out ski memorabilia display and have a vintage ski photo taken at the base lodge. As evening rolls around, head to the Sugarloaf Inn for a reception and both a silent and live auction. Click here for more information.

Sugarbush, Vt.: Gathering of the Groms, Feb. 18

A free event solely for ages 13 and under, Gathering of the Groms will have your young ones out and learning the basics of freestyle skiing and snowboarding. Sugarbush’s park crew and freestyle coaches will be there to teach, play games, give away prizes, and make learning freestyle fun. More information located on Sugarbush's website.